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Talent Acquisition Sourcer

Talent Acquisition Sourcer
TX, Plano

Job Description

Position: Business Professional - Talent Acquisition Sourcer 3(Talent Acquisition Diversity Sourcer) | 6273-1

Location: Plano, TX

Duration:12+ months contract (Possibility for extension)


This is a remote job until offices are reopened.

The Talent Acquisition Diversity Sourcer is a strategic recruiter designed to focus on sourcing diverse talent across the organization, including hard-to-fill and high demandroles. You will partner with client-facing recruiters and hiring leaders to identify the need of diverse talent for specific roles and to fully understand the position, the team culture/sub-culture, the role, & responsibilities, and ultimately the market pith of the opportunity so that you can drive an end-to-end search strategy. . In this role, you will be involved in representing Client at diversity partner events, communicating with candidate leads, partnering with D&I team and client-facing recruiters to present diverse candidates that meet Client’s job requirements across all businesses. e. In addition, you will own searching for diverse talent in all candidate channels, including incoming applicant traffic flow, plus driving passive candidate search strategies across LinkedIn, Social 2.0 (Facebook, Github, Meetup, etc.), diversity partner resume databases (HBCU, SHPE, Prospanica, etc.), and candidate leads from diversity partner events.


It is paramount that the talent sourcer has the ability to research, benchmark and identify top diverse talent that is passive in order to engage them accordingly for opportunities with Client. It is the talent sourcer that conducts outreach, thoroughly screens and assesses fit for role and organization, and presents their candidacy to the client-facing recruiter and hiring leader. Large focus of the role today is delivering on live requisitions, but will overtime develop deep business acumen and talent vision for proactive pipelining strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates and attends community-based diversity partner events, virtually and in-person.
  • Collaborates with Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager and D&I team to develop strategic diversity recruiting best practices .
  • Partners closely with client-facing recruiters and hiring leaders to understand the diverse candidate needs, and deeply understand the requirements of the role, the skillset function and how it fits into the BU/organization so that you can drive the search strategy to deliver the qualified candidate slate per role.
  • Executes search strategies across all candidate channels – Applicants, Employee Referral Campaigns, LIR Direct Search,Social 2.0, diversity partners resume databases, and candidate leads from diversity events.
  • Find, engage and activate passive candidates through the use of Boolean, LinkedIn, SeekOut and alternative search techniques.
  • Conduct thorough screens to assess candidate fit for Client and role; Provide best in class candidate experience for the Client organization.
  • Presents and makes diverse candidate recommendations to the hiring leaders and client-facing recruiters to kick off the formal interviewing process; provides a seamless transition from the sourcer to client-facing recruiter.
  • Provides real-time market sensing to the client-facing recruiter and hiring leaders regarding skillset viability that could impact time-to-fill; provide alternative solutions and research adjacent industries that could be applicable; Ultimately act as a trusted SME regarding competitor and market dynamics relative the positions assigned.
  • Accountable for reporting and administrative functions related to the role (candidate slate reports, job description editing, candidate presentations, etc). In addition, must communicate candidate status to D&I team.
  • Conducts all recruiting assignments and activities in compliance with sensitive intercultural needs, company policies and government regulations.

Background & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business, Human Resources or related field.
  • 5-+ years of experience in a staffing agency environment or corporate HR recruiting function or similar work experience; Successful track record of delivering qualified and vetted candidates by aligning them to position requirements for optimal fit.
  • Demonstrates diversity awareness and utilizing sourcing techniques that reach diverse population. Actively champion diversity recruitment strategies .
  • Knowledge of state and federal employment laws, related government regulations, professional “best practices”, and industry trends as they apply to all HR staffing functions and responsibilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate at all levels internally and externally; ability to handle sensitive and confidential data relative to an HR function.
  • Computer skills with Microsoft business applications software, staffing software packages, Internet sources, or other HRIS - staffing systems; Workday and Excel.

Attributes:

  • Sense of Urgency: self-driven and takes initiative (accountability); Works with an accelerated sense of urgency to enable the business to meet its goals.
  • Self – Innovation (curious and inquisitive): continually striving to learn, grow and develop (own your craft) – at an individual level (self-innovation) and are you giving knowledge back to your team (collaboration sharing, etc.). Regularly share knowledge, insight and findings with the broader team.
  • Creative and Flexible: Ability to pivot with change (take things and run with it + work outside comfort zone), plus ability to creatively problem solve (flexible thinking).
  • Critical thinking skills: Thinks outside the given parameters, issues, constraints and seeks for more effective ways of accomplishing tasks. Demonstrates flexible thinking, creative problem solving and initiative and self-drive to deliver.


Education requirement – High School Diploma. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Years of experience – 5-+ years of experience in a staffing agency environment or corporate HR recruiting function or similar work experience


Top 3 must-have skills/requirements –

  1. Demonstrates diversity awareness and utilizing sourcing techniques that reach diverse population. Actively champion diversity recruitment strategies.
  2. Effective communication and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate at all levels internally and externally; ability to handle sensitive and confidential data relative to an HR function.
  3. Computer skills with Microsoft business applications software, staffing software packages, Internet sources, or other HRIS - staffing systems; Workday and Excel.


 


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